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good morning, america. breaking news as we come on the air. a passenger jet with 66 souls on board disappears over the mediterranean sea overnight. egyptair flight 804 heading from paris to cairo lost just 20 minutes before it was supposed to land. >> an international search effort is now under way. authorities poring over security footage trying to determine if a bomb got on board. the families gathering right now looking for answers. u.s. airports on alert. our abc news team covering every angle across the globe. also this morning, donald trump launches his toughest attack yet on bill clinton calling out his history with women. even bringing up rape. >> you know, he lost his law license, okay. he couldn't practice law and you don't read about this on clinton. >> the clintons now saying trump is just trying to distract voters.
for the win. the mvp taking one for his team leading the golden state warriors to victory plus the no-look shot of the night everyone is talking about this morning. and good morning, america. we want to get right to that breaking news. an egyptair flight heading from paris to cairo disappeared overnight, 66 people on board. the radar shows it over the mediterranean after it entered egyptian airspace. you're looking live at the airport in cairo where it was headed. passengers' families gathering there. >> it is an airbus a320 with 56 passengers, ten crew members on board. it departed charles de gaulle airport in paris at 11:09 p.m. local time and officials lost contact with it as it was over water 3:40 into that flight. >> the french president spoke confirming it was damaged and
we have full team coverage live in paris and cairo and begin with our aviation correspondent david kerley in washington, good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, at this hour an air and sea search is under way for the wreckage but already there are several clues about this crash and whether it was an accident or an act of terrorism. the airbus a320 with 66 people on board including ten crew was on a late night flight to cairo leaving charles de gaulle airport at 11:09 local time. with only 20 minutes left in the four-hour flight, the pilot speaks to air traffic control saying all is fine. just three minutes later, the jet disappears from radar over the mediterranean northwest of cairo. the jet had been in egyptian airspace for ten minutes at an altitude of 37,000 feet. egyptair is reporting receiving an emergency signal possibly from one of the plane's emergency transmitters which are activated by water. grief-stricken family members
to get more information. according to egyptair, the pilot had more than 6,000 hours of flying time on the airbus a320. his co-pilot more than 2,000 hours. egypt, greece and france are coordinating search efforts now in the daylight hours. mari marinetraffic.com showing five freighters scrambling to what could be the crash zone. among the ten crew members three were reportedly security officials similar to u.s. air marshals which france's transport minister calls usual practice. so here's what we know at this point. this jet was in egyptian airspace at cruising altitude when it drops off radar with no distress call from the pilot. that suggests something sudden and don't forget, there were three air marshals on this flight. many questions still this morning but it appears officials do have a good idea where this wreckage is and it, the wreckage and black boxes will likely reveal whether this was an accident or act of terrorism. robin. >> all right, david, thank you.
took off from charles de gaulle airport in paris late last night heading for cairo and alex marquardt is there at the paris airport with the latest as the families of those missing gather. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, robin. that's right. this is terminal 1 at charles de gaulle airport where these passengers came before midnight to check into their flight. 56 of them, among them 15 french citizens and this morning their families desperately waiting for any news. the french government is taking care of those families in a nearby airport hotel in one of two crisis centers, the second investigating on the investigation that the french have launched. just a short time ago france's president hollande came out with a statement saying the information we have at this stage confirms this plane was damaged and lost. the french have offered help in this search. they have sent a plane to the mediterranean to join egyptian and greek assets. now after those two devastating terror attacks here in paris last year, security was beefed
the airport and, of course, the immediate fear is that this incident could be terror related, as well. back to you. >> okay, alex, now we turn to randa ali at the cairo airport. good morning, randa. what is the scene there right now? >> good morning. the scene is relatively calm except for the families of the passengers who come in and leave back and forth. the general sentiment is shock. they're all in shock and a lot of people are in tears. not interested in talking to the press except to tell them that my son was on that or my daughter was a flight attendant on this plane and that's the general sentiment, just shock from the families. >> we have avenue heard from the french president. what are we hearing from egyptian officials this morning? >> well, there is a press conference that's supposed to take place in 30 minutes with the minister of civil aviation. there has been
finding yet. i talked to egyptair earlier and they said there is no official -- there is no official statement yet out and yet they are not denying whether it has crashed or not. no official statement out yet. >> okay. >> just waiting for the press conference. >> we will keep an eye on that. randa ali, thanks very much. we turn to abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. as we said nothing official now but authorities are looking into the possibility of a bomb on board and whether this could be a link to terrorism? >> that's right, robin. good morning, french authorities are already studying airport surveillance video at charles de gaulle airport operating on the theory at this point only a theory that a bomb was smuggled onto the plane. in the last several weeks aviation security officials have been warning of possible many bos hidden in laptop computers. terror groups in somalia have twice been linked to just such explosi explosives. in one case earlier this year on board a jetliner able to land safely. in another case, a laptop bomb that went off
the most recent suspected terror attack to bring down an aircraft involved a russian jet that blew up over the sinai desert in egypt killing 224 people. counterterror officials believe it was an inside job in which terrorists used back of the airport workers to smuggle an explosive device on board. >> even with the best of security screening machines, if you have an insider who is willing to place an explosive on a plane, you have a real problem. >> reporter: isis later took responsibility for downing the russian jet posting this photo of what it said was the bomb hidden in a beverage can with a simple detonator. >> close the switch and arm the timer to start its countdown. >> reporter: both isis and al qaeda have long targeted airplanes and airports. and the master al qaeda bomb maker remains at large despite repeated efforts to kill him. egypt and france have bothee
regularly targeted by a variety of terror groups and no shortage of candidates who might be responsible. terrorism is only a working theory, one that can be not confirmed until the plane's wreckage is located and tested for explosives. >> we heard in your report before inside job. how likely is it the case? >> great concern. back in december more than a dozen authorities -- dozen workers at airports in france lost their security clearance because of known ties to isisonline ties so it's a great concern that an inside job could take place that somebody working at the airport could smuggle the bomb on. >> how likely is the possibility this is terrorism gentleman. >> well, right now it's a theory but the working assumption. authorities have to operate on that assumption and right now they're try tock find anybody who was in proximity to the plane who had access to talk to them. >> searching over everything, thank you. >> let's dig in more with stephen ganyard and our consultant brad garrett former fbi special agent. steve, let me begin with you. asbr
could be an act of terror right now but let's go back to the plane and the possibility of a mechanical failure. it was a clear day. can you rule that out? >> yeah, you can never rule it out, george, until we're able to do the whole investigation but in this case we have very good data coming from the airplane that was being updated at one-second intervals at 37,000 feet and it disappeared. airplanes, airliners do not disappear and looking at the idea that something catastrophic occurred like a bomb. >> when you think of 37,000 feet over the water, not over land, is that too high for a surface-to-air missile or shoulder-fired missile? >> it is. remember, you and i have talked about when the shoulder-fired missiles have a limited altitude so we're concerned that terrorists have these kinds of surface-to-air missiles but only go up to about 20,000 feet. this would require something like a radar guided very sophisticated radar guided missile up to 37,000 and u.
probably have some sort of an electronic signature that would warn them and say, hey, somebody's been shooting this kind of missile. so far we aren't getting that guidance from u.s. intelligence officials. >> brad garrett, if the working theory is an inside job, perhaps a bomb on board what clues would agents be following now to get to the bottom of this? >> well, the real key, george, is going to be who had access to the plane because typically bombs that take down planes are in the cargo bay like lockerbie, scotland, pan am 103, so who had access to the plane? do they have video of the loading of the plane? but the real key is the background of the individuals working at the airport. as brian pointed out, there's a real issue in paris and france in general about extremists being involved in traditional jobs at airports and other locations, so that's where i'm going to be focusing in addition obviously to the passenger manifest. >> when you talk about that passenger manifest, given the facts as laid out by
can you rule out hijacking or is that a lesser theory? >> well, i suppose you could say that, george, but typically in hijacking, the hijacker wants attention, he's going to talk to the pilots, the flight crew, to get the cameras and the media attached to them. so i would say that's not probably likely based on the information we have. >> and, steve ganyard, we're just getting information from the greek defense minister who said the information he has is that the plane made some abrupt turns and lost altitude before going down. what does that tell you? >> well, first of all, george, we have to be careful here. if you remember back during the metrojet, the russian airliner brought down out of sharm el sheikh, the word we got out of the egyptians was never quite accurate and never got quite the right story. we have good data on the flight. no indication of any heading change, it just stopped flying at 37,000 feet. >> and i guess brad, as
they'll be looking for eyewants, any kind of eyewitnesses. some reports of people seeing a fireball but that's going to be key, as well. >> yeah, i think one of the things here that's important, normally we want to get to the black boxes but in this case because it was likely catastrophic what they'll want to do is get to the wreckage that's at the bottom of the mediterranean right now and look for witness marks that would have shown some type of an explosion so we really teed to get to the wreckage that's on the bottom of the mediterranean. >> and, brad garrett, if it does turn out this was some kind of a terrorist act and bomb that perhaps originated in france, it seems like france now the e epicenter, so much a target in the heart of europe right now. >> it is and it would make sense, george of isis or other groups to again use france as the victims even though the flight was obviously closer to egypt. so i think that's a very good working theory as to maybe what's going on here. >> one thing we have not seen yet, brian ross, any claim of responsibility. >> that's right.
generally it takes a day or two before terror groups will claim responsibility but they will want to claim responsibility if a terror group is responsible. >> brian ross, steve ganyard, brad garrett, thanks very much. the latest on airport security here at home. abc's mary bruce is at reagan national airport with more on that. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning. well, u.s. officials have been monitoring this situation closely overnight from the tsa to the faa and homeland security trying to glean any information. now, it's unclear at this point if they will change security measures at airports like this one, but it's not uncommon for officials to make adjustments even as they are investigating. now, all this comes, of course, as frustration is boiling over over these growing security lines at airports across the country. thousands of travelers are being delayed and missing flights and now all of those complaints have left-handed on capitol hill. frustrated flyers are hoping the administration and lawmakers can finally do something to address this problem. robin. >> mary, a lot of people heading to the airports this
how soon could this affect the growing security lines as you've just discussed? >> well, the tsa has not announced any changes just yet. but, robin, they are keeping a close eye on this ongoing investigation. >> all right, mary bruce, thank you. back to david kerley in washington covering this crisis with the tsa at airports all across the country and tobacco growing for weeks now and will get worse. >> it is going to get worse, george. this is something that tsa talked about, in fact, the homeland security secretary talked about it on friday. they said they're not going to skimp on safety or security. you know, we have an incident like this and reminds people of how safe and secure they want to be when they go to the airports but then when we get the lines because tsa changed some of the procedures not because of brussels or any other attack but because they failed some tests last year and get these lines because tsa says they don't have enough officers it's that balance. we want to stay safe and secure. none of us wants to spend three hours in line and that's the
the white house is saying congress should fully fund tsa, give them more officers which the tsa says they need because so many more of us are flying. but this is another reminder, another incident that's just going to cement that idea that these -- when we go through tsa, these security measures cannot be reduced or relaxed so that we can stay safe, guys. >> okay, david. >> thank you. going on to abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas now with more on how u.s. officials are responding to all of this. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, robin. u.s. officials were alerted to this immediately last night. i was speaking to officials this morning. they are trying to get as much information as they can as quickly as they can because they know what happens overseas can have a direct impact inside the united states, again, the officials i spoke to have no clear indication of what this is or what this is not. but obviously they will be looking at security across the board and talking very closely to their french counterparts about what m
because, again, terrorism has been our primary concern for months now concerning aviation security and u.s. officials want to make sure they're on top of any developments, again, when this happened they were all over it last night, robin, george. >> all right. thank you, pierre and, of course, this is a very fluid situation and we will stay on top of this story. right now to amy with today's other top stories starting with a u.s. military jet crash. >> yeah, that's right. it's remarkable that no one was injured. you'll see why when you look. the air force bomber a b-52 aborted takeoff in guam and crashed but the seven crew members on board escaped in time. the air force is calling the incident a mishap. the bomber was deployed as part of the military's security presence in the pacific. meanwhile, the pentagon is investigating a close call between a u.s. navy plane and two chinese fighter jets. the american spy plane was flying over the south china sea when the chinese jets came within 100 feet of it. u.s. officials say the american pilot was actually forced to maneuver to avoid a
overnight house republicans approved spending $622 million to fight the spread of the zika virus this summer. but that now sets up a showdown with the senate and white house which argued that is not nearly enough money. in florida a dramatic car crash during a high-speed chase, a police cruiser blows through a red light you see there and slams into a car sending it spinning in circles. the driver in the blue car was injured but is expected to be okay. the officer was pursuing an armed robbery suspect near orlando. well, in sports it was a wild night of basketball. fans holding their breath after superstar mvp steph curry went diving into the stands, look at that chasing a loose ball. he was okay and later went on a scoring rampage, 28 points as the warriors blew out the thunder, 118-91 to even the series, 15 of those points in two minutes by the way but here was the shot of the night. we have a no-look layup from andre iguodala. >> nice.
>> did i say that all right? it was in a phonetic spelling. iguodala. but look at that. he knew it was going in too. i'm not looking because i know i got it. >> that's right. >> oh, yeah. >> watch it happen. boom. as you said the series now tied at 1-1. how about that steph curry. in that short amount of time to score that many points. >> 15 points in two minutes. >> the mvp. >> rob, what do you got? >> check out the hail. you think you got a pebble in your shoe, mommy. no, you got hail in las cruces. it was flowing down the streets in some cases, flash flood hail and across southern texas the jet stream is active. corpus christi and across the florida panhandle and gets up towards the northeast once again.
temperaytures in the upper 60s. tonight, partly to mostly clear. lows in the low 50s. tomorrow, sunshine to start with increasing clouds in the afternoon. a nice day with milder temps in the low >> rain across atlanta, georgia. more rain across florida and more rain trying to get up to washington, d.c. >> the word i'd like to hear, su
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welcome back to "gma." you are looking at egypt's airport in cairo. that's where a passenger plane was supposed to planned this morning. it went missing over the mediterranean sea. three hours and 40 minutes into its flight, over egyptian airspace. families gathering at the airport looking for answers. >> we will get an update on all that in just a moment. also right now donald trump escalating that war of words with the clintons bringing up the former president's history with women and accusing him of rape. we'll have the latest on that in a moment. >> we'll get to that. but first the latest on that missing egyptair flight, abc's alex marquardt is live at paris' charles de gaulle airport with breaking new information. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, george. just a short time ago we heard from france's president francois hollande. he said that no hypothesis can be ruled out in this crash, at
to terrorism which paris is all too familiar with after those two massive attacks last year. just moments ago we got word that in light of the november 13th attacks, that the lower house of parliament here in france has extended the state of emergency. hollande also confirms that with regards to this flight that the plane was damaged and lost so the operating assumption is that it crashed. there is a sea and air search going on right now off the coast of egypt with assets from egypt, france and greece and we just heard from greece's defense ministry that tells us the egyptair pilot made a 90-degree turn to the left and then a 360-degree maneuver as he was losing altitude 20,000 feet in the air. he was last heard as he approached -- the plane was last heard from as it approached the egyptian coastline flying through clear skies ten miles inside egyptian airspace with 66 souls on board. most of them egypt
french, of course, the family members of all of those on board desperately waiting for news of their loved ones this morning. robin, george. >> all right, alex, thank you. the news about the maneuvering but we go back to abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross with more on the investigation right now. what are you continuing to hear, brian? >> well, good morning, robin and george. the information we have at this point is that the working theory is that somehow a bomb was smuggled on to the plane in paris. in the last several weeks, authorities say there have been warnings about laptop computers used to hide bombs. there are several examples of that in somalia. also officials are concerned about perhaps back of the airport workers being involved. last december dozens of airport workers at french airports lost their security clearances after it was determined they had been online sympathizers of isis. so there are several working theories, that's the assumption right now, authorities, robin, already beginning to screen tapes of what happened just before the plane took off to see who was around
>> looking at those tapes and everything they can get their hands on. >> more from stephen ganyard. steve, a little more information now on that greek defense men ve ve ministry's information. 90-degree turned and then a 360-degree. your caution that some of what they've said in the past turned out not to be true. assuming it is true what would that tell you. >> only deepens the mystery. doesn't make any sense. an airline pilot would not arbitrarily make turns. the greeks may be basinging that on their radar. at the edge of their coverage. we have solid gps data that doesn't suggest any turn like that a normal flight up until the moment it disappeared. >> suggests a sudden explosion if it was terrorism. >> it does. it does and so what they're going to do now, look for the wreckage and i'm kind of surprised we haven't found any yet but we have a
the heading it was on, how fast it was going so it's just a matter of extrapolating how far it might have fallen to get into the sea. after they do that they'll recover wreckage, remains then the real challenge is to get to the bottom of the mediterranean. find the wreckage itself and look for evidence of bomb on board of airplane. >> then you get to that possibility of a bomb right there. we know terrorists at paris and france has been under a state of emergency now for several months, the tightest possible security you would imagine. and just leads to the question how could someone possibly smuggle a bomb on board? >> well, it's probably not a person. it's probably a cargo -- something that was flown in the cargo hold. it doesn't get quite the same screening as people going through metal detectors and x-ray machines that would find a bomb so in this case as we saw in the sharm el sheikh, the russian airplane brought down it was an inside job where threw a bomb in the back of the cargo plane, cargo hold when nobody was looking and that's what brought down the airplane so i th
cargo side rather than somebo sneaking through the passenger screening process. >> stephen ganyard, thanks very much. >> we, of course, with stay on top of the story. the race for the white house now. donald trump escalating that war of words with the clintons as a new national poll shows trump edging out hillary clinton in a tight race. abc's tom llamas has the latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you and donald trump already tweeting about that apparent plane crash this morning. but the big political story right now, what donald trump said last night about bill clinton and the clinton campaign already saying this is a classic trump move, say something outrageous to detract from the issues. overnight while defending his record with women, donald trump launching his most severe attack yet against hillary clinton and her husband. >> how do you compare that against clinton, okay. >> reporter: during an interview with sean hannity from knox news trump suggests president bill clinton raped a women after
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delegate counts at a state convention. >> violence is absolutely unacceptable, harassing individuals is unacceptable. >> reporter: now we mentioned earlier that donald trump has tweeted about the breaking news we've been following throughout the broadcast, that plane crash, trump tweeting looks like yet another terrorist attack. airplane departed from paris, when will we get tough, smart and vigilant? back to you, guys. >> coming up here live with the latest on that missing egyptair flight disappearing over the mediterranean with 66 people on board. we have new details about the death of that baby bison at yellowstone and learning about the tourists that put the calf this the back of his car. ♪ ♪
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they had to euthanize the bison after tourists put it in their van. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. good morning, neal. >> reporter: lara, good morning. a lot of strong feelings about this one. once again people getting too close to wildlife. this time with tragic results. this morning new video reveals the story behind the baby yellowstone bison captured in this controversial photo put in the back of a visitor's suv. this video taken by a different visitor shows the little calf earlier struggling to make it across a river and keep up. >> come on, baby. >> reporter: later it approaches the visitors in distress trembling and sticking close to a car. >> go, little buffalo. >> it was really horrific to see that little calf laying in the road. >> reporter: it is believed to be the same calf that another visitor packed into his suv and took to a field office for help. we now know the result, the young bison was rejecte
herd and had to be euthanized. the man in trouble for trying to help the little calf has been identified as sahmus kazaam and was issued this for disturbing wildlife and told a wildlife officer he feared it would be roadkill and was staying clothe to his engine for warmth but the picture and resulting tragedy exploded on social media. even an online petition, justice for baby bison. yellowstone's own facebook page has 14,000 comments and counting. people outraged the bison was put down. park officials responding that they don't have the facilities to quarantine a young animal and check for disease or to care for a bison that can't fend for itself. it's illegal to interact with wildlife at yellowtone but that hasn't stopped visitors. some seriously injured in just the last year getting too close to take selfies of all
natalie kinsel who took the video of the baby calf said people shouldn't judge the man who put the calf in his suv too harshly. >> it was out of the goodness of their heart. >> reporter: the man would took the calf knows what he did was wrong. he wouldn't do it again but if there was another occasion, he would call wildlife officers for help. lara. >> yep. learn from that. >> just wish something could have been done. wish he could have been brought somewhere, reintroduced into the wild. it's a shame. all right, neal, thank you. coming up on "good morning america," robin wright's fight for equal pay. how the "house of cards" actress is changing the game for all women. >> and the adam sandler doppelganger that has so many people talking. look at this. how the actor made his day. come on back. sfx: thud! thud! sfx: streeeeeetch...thwang! sfx: smack!
meet. meet max kessler who just may be the doppelganger of the century. >> you're going to die, clown. >> reporter: for as long as the 23-year-old can remember, people have told him he looks just like adam sandler. >> i have a belly button. >> you have a belly button. we all have belly buttons. >> reporter: sandler and his younger twin have more in common than looks. the star of "the do-over" just so happens to have the same name. >> enter max kessler. >> i watched the preview, at first i was cracking up then i was like this is pretty freaky and then i was like this has to be fake. >> reporter: kessler's friend posting about the two. their picture going viral viewed more than 7 million times. >> score. >> reporter: before long the famous comedian catching wind challenging kessler to a funny face-off. >> he said can you do this, max with a funny face and i responded with a funny face. >> sandler so
extended a red carpet invitation to him for the premiere of the movie. >> he is a younger better looking version of me. >> when i shook his hand, greeted him he was just as i expected. very down to earth. funny. >> kindred spirits united by a strange fluke. >> we do everything together now. >> we're besties. >> especially they looked alike. >> 23-year-old that looks like him. >> one more person calls me halle berry. >> i know. >> if one more person thinks i'm halley, i know what you're doing, adam. >> it gets frustrating. >> i know. i know. >> you carry so many burdens. >> i know. i do carry so many burdens. the latest breaking news on that missing plane and tory johnson is here with summer "deals & steals," everything is half off. >> hey.
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>> this is a good morning washington update. >> anchor: our afternoon looks better than our morning. here is jacqui jeras with the forecast. >> weather: clouds and few sprinkles out there right now. but partial clearing this afternoon. look for some breaks in the clouds. a built of sunshine. as temperatures warm up a bit. into the upper 60s. this afternoon. and tomorrow my pick weather day of the week, with sunshine to start. increasing clouds late. temperatures are in the 70s. and heavy rain likely through most of the day on saturday. few showers sunday and monday. but look at the conditions by the middle of next week. what a beautiful warm up. >> reporter: well, jacqui, no major distraction, around the capital beltway. entrepreneur delays camp spring to wilson bridge and opens in alexandria. heavy and slow past springfield interchange. and of course we have major delays traveli
tieson corner and mcclain. live look at columbia pike, 29 southbound. we are dealing with crash clean up in white oak area. near new hampshire avenue. where we are seeing heavy delays on the beltway, outer loop at new hampshire avenue going to around to would 70. melanie back to you. >> anchor: angelia, thank you. maryland governor larry hogan will cynoia's law into effect. 24 hours after the man charged with killing montgomery county police officer noaa leon pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaught manslaughter. his blood alcohol limit three times the limit. law requires all d.u.i. cases to use interlock devices. >> anchor: security guard at the giant grocery store accused. refusing to let a transgender woman use the woman's bathroom. female guard reportedly pushed the woman from the bathroom to the store's exit. and witnees
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and breaking news overnight, a passenger plane vanishes from radar over the mediterranean sea. egyptair 804 disappearing more than three hours into the flight. did it crash? was it a bomb? a frantic search and rescue at this hour and big questions for security here at home this morning. also this morning, the real-life fight over equal pay. "house of cards" first lady robin wright demanding to be paid the same as co-star kevin spacey. the three things she did every woman can learn from, tory johnson breaks it down. ♪ what's old is new again. >> derek. >> derek. right, meredith. >> and healthier than ever. "grey's anatomy" with a major resurgence. >> go deeper.
discover the show, why so many are flocking into the er to join meredith, bailey, alex and more. we're taking you inside the "grey's" phenomenal before the blockbuster finale. ♪ when you've been fighting for it ♪ all that and look who is here live, bryan cranston and anthony mackie as we say -- >> both: good morning, america. ♪ looking forward to talking to them both, aren't you, george? good morning, america. happy friday eve here in times square. a few miles away jesse palmer is celebrating national bike to work week. look at that. he's with a whole brunch of bikers and they're headed our way. he has the suit and tie ready for work. >> he's getting his early morning workout. all dressed up. left his house early and made his way through hudson river park heading
square square. >> nice ride. >> it sure is. >> what's going on. ♪ i want to ride my bicycle. i want to ride my bike ♪ i love ride to work week. as you can see i've got my army behind me and we are pedaling at tour de france speed, my minions and we are straining to get to you guys. >> i love that shot. >> glad he's got his helmet on biking in the city. >> your mom hat on. >> exactly. >> and, robin, i know you are in "people" magazine in this latest edition in a unique way talking about it because it is a special edition. >> not a drop of photoshop. that's what it's called because everyone has been talking about it and a lot have been talking about it. meghan trainor and so "people" magazine decided to do something where nothing is -- you can wear makeup but no photoshopping. >> you smiled because i was saying maybe you should do
you wouldn't have any wrinkles. >> not a drop. i like your little tips there. >> not a good tip. >> it's thursday. we have a big "deals & steals" and lara, another way we're saving. >> always trying to save money for you, george. this time we're kicking off air series called "biggest waste of money" and becky worley is here to help you and your family save thousands, guys, on grocery, that's how much the average household wastes each year but no more if "gma" has any say in it. becky is on the case. >> yeah, i'm with you there. now we go to amy with the morning rundown and latest on that egyptair passenger plane. >> that's right. good morning, guys. we know that egyptair plane has disappeared. it was a flight from paris to cairo with 66 people on board and vanish odd off radar overnight just after entering egyptian airspace and ee jigs authorities say they cannot rule out the possibility that a terrorist attack brought down that plane. the french have joined t
the plane continues in the mediterranean sea. and abc's alex marquardt is at charles de gaulle airport where the flight took off. alex, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. this is terminal 1 at charles de gaulle airport where that flight took off late last night. the immediate fear is that this incident could be terror related. of course, this city no stranger to terrorism. just a short time ago french president francois hollande made a statement in which he confirmed that this plane was damaged and lost. the working assumption is that this plane crashed somewhere in the mediterranean. there is a sea and air search for it using assets from egypt, france and greece just a short time ago the greek defense ministry telling abc thus that the plane made two dramatic turns before contact was lost just inside egyptian airspace. on board there were 66 soul, most of them egyptian and french, here the french families being taken care of by the government at an airport hotel just nearby. the families of all of those
any news of their loved ones. amy. >> very tough situation. alex, thanks so much. with authorities concerned that a bomb may have somehow been smuggled on to the plane airports in the u.s. are on alert. it comes while anger over long tsa security lines is reaching a boiling point with some people waiting longer than three hours missing their flights. american airlines now says it will spend $4 million on contractors to help manage checkpoint lines at major airports. some lawmakers want the head of the tsa to be fired if the staffing crisis is not resolved by memorial day. in the race for the white house donald trump has launched his most expensive attack yet against former president bill clinton reviving an old rape allegation. the names of clinton's accusers came up during a fox news interview as trump defended his own record with women. trump referred to the accusations about a woman who came forward back in 1999 claiming clinton ha raped her two decades earlier when he was running for governor of arkansas. overnight hillary clinton'
campaign suggested trump is just trying to distract voters. trump has said bill clinton is fair game in a likely matchup with his wife and a new poll shows trump ahead of hillary clinton by three points which is within the margin of error. well, there is some encouraging news in the battle against the most deadly fors of skin cancer, melanoma. researchers say a new kind of drug that targets the immune system has dramatically improved life expectancy for those suffering from advanced melanoma. extending life by as many as three years for patients. keytruda is the same drug that was used to treat former president jimmy carter when cancer spread to his brain. new video of sicily's mt. etna spewing smoke into the air. it lasted for more than a day but so far it has not affected air traffic in the region. finally, we show you a new world record. it's the world's longest pizza. it stretches for about a mile
100 chefs spent hours kneading 4500 pounds of dough then layering tons of mozzarella with lots of fresh tomatoes and basil and put it into some portable wood fired ovens and has a monster margherita ready to mange. >> conveyer belt. >> i don't now how but i'd like to try it. lara with the "morning menu." here's what's coming up on our "morning menu." robin wright's push for equal pay. what all women can learn from the "house of cards" actress about what you are worth. what you deserve. jesse is celebrating national bike week biking to work pedestrianaling his way to times square looking good and wearing the helmet. and bryan cranston, anthony mackie, both here live on "gma" in times square. great to see you. hi, anthony. hello, america. don't go anywhere.
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welcome back to "gma." working up a sweat yet, jesse? pedaling into times square in his suit and tie, a little army behind him, as well and we'll see him in just a minute. >> dancing? >> a little bit, yeah. >> we know he's singing. we heard that, yes, but let's get right to the battle over equal pay. a new twist this morning from the first lady on "house of cards." robin wright arguing she should be paid the same as co-star kevin spacey. "20/20" anchor elizabeth vargas has more. >> robin wright is not just arguing she should be paid as much as her male co-star, she
wasn't and is just the latest highly paid high-profile actress calling attention to an issue plaguing many working women in the country, the failure to earn equal pay for equal work. beneath clarp e underwood's icy stare and perfectly polished exterior -- >> i'm done trying to win over people's hearts. >> reporter: -- is a ruthless politician who stops at nothing to get what she wants. >> i am looking out for myself just like you are. >> reporter: now offscreen robin wright is doing just that, putting on her best poker face during contract negotiations with netflix demanding to be paid the same as her co-star kevin spacey. >> i was like, i want to be paid the same as kevin. >> reporter: wright speaking out at a rockefeller foundation and huffington post event tuesday night describing her shrewd negotiating tactic with the show's producers. >> i was looking at statistics and claire underwood's character was more popular than his and i was like you better pay me or i'm going
and they did. >> reporter: despite her reported $5.5 million salary, wright is now adding to the ongoing conversation both in and out of hollywood about gender pay gaps. >> it's a male dominant workplace society. it just -- it always has been. >> it started a year and half ago at the oscars when patricia arquette demanded equal pay for equal work and stalking about their salaries with each other. >> i'll do whatever it takes too but i will not let this go. >> reporter: netflix declined to comment on the matter but wright says it is a pandemic that needs to be changed. >> it's the push. it's how gentle and how forceful is that push but it has to be unacceptable at this stage. >> with elizabeth, tory johnson is our workplace contributor. going to have more on this discussion. i know you've done a lot on "20/20"? right. >> the outside people will say he's well compensated. she's a hollywood actress. who cares. >> exactly.
>> on its face we shouldn't care what richly paid hollywood actresses are paid however these women are very famous, honored at being at the top of their field and if they aren't getting paid ee quailly to their co-stars, it says something about the value of a woman's work and in this country right now 40% of american families have a woman as the primary or sole breadwinner. a huge issue for all working women not just the rich actresses. >> wonderful they know they have a platform and so they can speak for others, so, tory, what did robin wright do here that we should follow and could possibly use. >> i think there are three very specific -- calling them wright rules. the first is she did her research. so she discovered that and knew, quite frankly that her female role was equivalent to the male counterpart in terms of the importance to the story line. she knew often at times that her character's popularity eclipsed that of her male counterpart so when you are armed with those
beyond like i am woman pay me more. that just doesn't work. we have to understand why should we be paid more? what is it about our position and the value we bring to it? so you do your research. the next thee did right she used her voice and so often this is the hardest thing to do because we don't all have the confidence of a claire underwood so very often we hope, we pray that somebody will notice but hope is not a strategy when it comes to salary negotiation. we have to be willing to speak up and so if you are willing to speak up and ask for what you are worth there is a greater chance in getting it because we can't leave it up to employers to sort of correct pay disparities on their own. it often doesn't happen especially with smaller companies, we have to speak up and then the third thing she did where this is not necessarily a wright rule but it's what she did which was to make a threat and for most of us the threat of going public would fall on deaf ears. that wouldn't work so sometimes people say, you know, i'm going to leave if i don't get this raise. you have to be willing to carry that out. but if you speak up and the answer is no is i
should i recognize that this company will never pay me more or is it no not now and can i establish with my employer under what conditions would it take to make more money. >> there's different times that you speak up but especially when you enter the workforce because if you start at a lower pay scale than your male counterpart over your career you're going to be so much more behind. >> that gets to a little bit of what tory was saying about doing your homework. i did a profile on lilly ledbetter before the equal pay act was named after her. part of her issue where she was chronically underpaid was she didn't know. she was afraid to ask. and that's a problem right now. we consider it vulgar or in bad taste right now to talk about salaries unless you're donald trump boasting about what you're worth. for the most part people don't talk about it. so many women are too embarrassed to ask their male colleagues what are you earning that's considered in poor taste? somehow we have to get around that because unfortunately, we've seen through the
companies and male colleagues are using that ignorance of the salary wages around you to our disadvantage. >> we have to get past this, tory. >> absolutely. >> we think like nice girls don't talk about money. smart girls do and we have far too many bills and responsibilities and our own self-value and worth to not speak up. >> by the way, the wage gap, women lose on average in this country, $500 billion a year because they're underpaid. >> as you said, many of them are the main breadwinners for their families, 40%. okay, great discussion you two, thanks so much. lara. thank you so much. we'll turn now to a big phenomenon across tv. what's old is new again and better than ever. all kinds of the beloved shows from back in the day like "full house," "macgyver" has been rebooted and one of our favorites stands out for gaining new fans who are binge-watching old episodes. the "grey's anatomy" phenomenon. >> derek. >> derek. right, meredith.
>> reporter: 12 blockbuster seasons. >> we can be extraordinary together rather than ordinary apart. >> reporter: "grey's anatomy" still one of the hottest shows in prime time. >> i want to be married to you. >> has a huge ensemble of characters. viewers love these characters but also want to see if they're going to live. if they're going to die and who they will hook up with. >> go do your damn job. >> reporter: an unusual resurgence for such a long running series from the younger generation of fans who are binging on more than 200 older episodes on netflix and hulu to catch up on the story lines. more than 200 viewings a month watching just the pilot of "grey's." so many of them can't wait to see what happens to old favorites on tonight's season finale. >> big questions about the guy meredith is now with and who is getting married. and who's behind that door? >> where is she? >> oh, thank god. >> if they don't want to be here th then, they shouldn't
>> reporter: the stars weighing in already with us. >> i just want to take this opportunity to stay thank you to all the fans, it's my first season as a regular and it's been a tough season for ben. >> you are in for major surprises. thanks for having us, "gma." >> first question, joining me now is kate coyne from "people" magazine. what do you make of this rebooting, "macgyver" and "full house" and this love for, you know, "grey's anatomy" to the point where we're going back and watching old episodes? >> yeah, i think we have streaming to thank for that. i think it's thanks to the netflixs and hulus and on demand services of the world now, there's no excuse for like, well, i won't be able to. ka up or i won't know what happened. you can go back. you can go back, you can even actually cherry pick if you want to get caught up. just five or six episodes here or there that you know are pivotal moments and you'll be all caught up. >> are we caught up in nostalgia where we're trying to re-create
were they that good the first time around. >> i don't know if they were that good. "black-ish" did a tribute to "good times." >> it was hilarious. >> "good times" was a very, very good show. i don't know if it was the greatest show ever but just shows that there's nothing that you can't go back to now. there is nothing at all. >> back in those days we only had the three choices of network so we all watched those -- >> the three choices and those like -- that one time slot a week where if you weren't in front of your television set at 8:00 p.m. on a thursday you weren't seeing that episode. you missed it. >> so let's talk specifically about "grey's anatomy." this is a show that in past years has been on a bubble and now is the number one drama on thursday nights. >> yeah. >> so what is it about this show. >> i think one thing that paid off big time for them and it was a huge risk was killing off patrick dempsey's character. i know a lot of people thought, okay, that's the end of "grey's anatomy." but what it did instead it sort of rebooted the whole show and one of the
did was his character died not as the season iffinale. still one or two episodes after it so you tuned in to see what happened and you were sucked back in again and now the show has sort of creatively restarted everything. there are new characters on the canvas, new characters in meredith's orbit. >> it could have gone an entirely -- >> could have gone a whole other way. >> those who thought patrick dempsey with his death so dies the show. >> absolutely. and -- >> in fact, quite the opposite. >> i think what it showed was that the grey of "grey's anatomy," meredith grey is the central figure and has been all along. that's what shonda rhimes felt. this is about her journey and she's proved it this past season. >> love it. kate coyne, always great to have you. check out "people" magazine, the new issue on newsstands tomorrow and "grey's anatomy" season finale airs tonight at 8:007:00 central and word has it it's really good. outside to rob. >> great crowd out here. we have a birthday girl out here. what's your name? >> alyssa. >> happy birthday turning
how are you celebrating. >> a nice dinner and show. >> a glass of wine perhaps. >> hopefully. >> it's legal now. from san antonio, this is what's going on down across texas. flash flood watches and warnings happening. more rain there and that will be moving up towards the mid-atlantic as we later today. temperaytures in the upper 60s. tonight, partly to mostly clear. lows in the low 50s. tomorrow, sunshine to start with increasing clouds in the afternoon. a nice day with milder temps in the low to mid 70 >> we've got packers fans, seahawks fans. go, hawks. i thought you were reading a book. that's a camera. lara, back inside to you. >> thank you,
"pop news" time. we begin with this guy. i love this song. nick jonas. you will love this story if you're feeling jealous of your kids watching "sesame street" why would you? i don't know. we were late. blame it on nick jonas. the singer will appear on the hbo kids show this saturday where he performs a new song called "check that shape" with cookie monster, the count and bert. here's a little preview. ♪ it's the shape that is so fine ♪ ♪ ooh check that shape ♪ yeah the shape drives me out of my mind ♪ ♪ check that shape >> nice. the kids will never know they're learning. if you're thinking jonas makes "sesame street" swoonworthy, you're not alone. twitter has gone crazy for the chain singer and this serenade of the sexy pentagon, some even calling it the song of summer. >> i actually really like that
>> absolutely, absolutely. also in "pop news," miss new mexico 1948 is 90 years old and finally getting her crown and sash. nearly 70 years after her big win. betha young was a college student when she entered the pageant. at the urging of her sorority sisters and unfortunately never received her prize if why? >> she went on and won because of the effects of world war ii because of depression, they just didn't have all of the bells and whistles, if you will, but she was, in fact -- she had the title. now you see she has all the bells and whistles and miss america organization on saturday gave her all she needed. 2016 miss america presented her with her very own crown and sash and she -- >> she looks fantastic. >> yes. >> wearing it well, betha. love that. and then finally if your morn is off to a rough start, how do you
zookeepers -- having a stuff time. their job is simply to fill the basket with leaves. they're just trying to clean up the pen and these two little gremlins will not let them do their job. >> oh. >> oh, my gosh. >> there is a stalking situation. not to fear, though, all they want to do is get in that basket. just watch and enjoy. they are naughty, naughty little boys. >> wait, that's one in the basket. >> yeah.
>> this is good morning washington update. >> anchor: better earth weather on the way. here is jacqui jeras with the forecast. >> weather: clouds and few sprinkles out there right now. but partial clearing this afternoon. look for some breaks in the clouds. a bit of sunshine. as temperatures warm up a bit, into the upper 60s, this afternoon. and tomorrow, my pick weather date of the week. with sunshine to start. increasing clouds late. temperatures in the 70s. and heavy rain likely through most of the day, on saturday. few showers sunday and monday. but look at the conditions by the middle of next week. beautiful warm up. >> reporter: jacqui, we have major problems with that long-term construction zone at the third street tunnel. heavy delays trying to the out to new york avenue. it is pretty solid. we traffic cones up. and major delays through that stretch. also now dealing with a c
anacostia freeway. northbound at the 11th street bridge. traveling in sterling, this is a live look at the church road overpass. better look at the delays. 28 northbound, the crash is at church road. blocking your right lane. we have got southbound delays on 28 as you approach i-66. melanie back over to you. >> anchor: paint branch high school, classes are on a normal schedule despite someone taking to twitter and threatening to quote shoot up the school. and this threat comes one day after a similar tweet threatening students at buoy high school. and that incident was a hoax. and maryland governor larry hogan signs noah law into effect. coming 24 hours after the man charged with killing montgomery county police officer noah leotta pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter. his legal -- law requires all first time d.
♪ welcome back to "gma" and a big welcome to jesse who just made it here pedaling and on his bike to celebrate national bike to work week. >> i was pedaling so fast. you saw me. my quads and calfs are burning. >> george, i don't know it's like -- i didn't steal it. i promise. it was given to me, i promise. >> world class athlete barely breaking a sweat. >> you can never look too far into safety. this is great exercise. it's good for the environment and our main responsible ter clif bar is celebrating ride your bike to work week partnering with people for bikes improving bike paths around the country. a pretty good cause. >> great cause. >> people can help by going out tomorrow.
take a picture of yourself riding your bike to work. you out that on twitter or instagram with the #ridewithclif and they will donate $1 for every photo they receive for people with bikes. very good cause and easy. >> that's why we have all the clif bars. >> i brought a snack for you guys. i bring gifts. >> thank you for riding. everybody can take that picture tomorrow and now inside to lara. all right, george, thank you. time to kick off our biggest waste of money series where we reveal the hidden ways you may be wasting cash and what you can do to get it back. this morning we're starting with your fridge. becky worley has more. >> we know we throw food away and waste a little bit here, a little there but what if we turn that wasted food into dollars and made the savings into a game show. ♪ the waste staggering. a quarter of fresh food thrown out, so how can we avoid that waste and save? first meat. me, i always buy fresh.
hold on there, becky. >> my savings jeanie, jeanie ahn -- >> fresh is not always best. you need to use it right away. >> reporter: buy frozen unless you're eating it that night. to illustrate the potential savings, a game show of sorts. a family of four. they buy frozen chicken instead of fresh, how much can they save. >> 0 dollars. >> $100. >> maybe $100. >> $200. >> you won my game show. it's $240 but it's close enough. you win $240 worth of frozen chicken. >> really? >> do you think it would be better if i gave you $240 in cash? >> are you kidding me? >> reporter: wait, what am i going to do with all this chicken? you win $240 worth of frozen chicken. >> wow. >> reporter: okay, let's talk produce. i a
wait. becky, the environmental working group says they are 15% veggies you don't need to buy organic like grapefruit and managoes kep it out. fruit where you eat the skin better to go organic. >> the savings? >> 10% to 15%. >> i would say 10% to 20%. >> 50%. >> you're right, 47%. you win is $47 in pineapples. >> whoa. >> hold on. >> hold on. >> reporter: that's a $600 a year savings. now something that saves a little money and some time. >> the recipe calls for a quarter cup of celery. >> salad bar. head to the salad bar. >> salad bar. genius. and prechopped. sure enough the salad bar version only costs me 80 cent, less waste, more savings and you walk away a winner. now, just so you know in tt
food was wasted. we're all struggling to eat healthier and that leads to so much waste. in fact, this is how much the average family throws out every year between 100 and $2200. >> that puts it in perspective. we want to play a game now that will really drive it home and hopefully win you all some cash. so here's how it goes. our audience will be represented by samantha from north carolina. samantha gets two out of three questions right she and the audience split the value of these shopping carts. >> whoa. >> the cash money value if you need a life line we have our shopping expert crazy coupon lady and named herself. joanie demer. question one. >> question one, what vegetable makes potatoes sprout and go bad so you shouldn't store it with your potatoes? is it "a,"
"c," radishes? >> ticktock, tick, tock. >> joanie, we need you. lifeline. >> all right. so onions actually produce moisture and gas which cause poe tate toys to go bad more quickly. so to prolong the life of your spuds and onions store them separately in a cool dry well ventilated area. i'd go with "a," onions. >> okay, there you have it. >> what do you say? >> let's do it. >> ding, ding, ding. all good, baby. one step closer to winning the contents. the value of them. >> all right. question number two, very quickly, which vegetable should you water, trim and tore in the fridge kind of like flowers. bean, snap peas, asparagus. >> oh, i know. >> i don't know. lifeline. >> we're going to use it again. >> we need you, joanie. >>
all right, when i bring my asparagus home i trim the ends off because they dry out like flowers. i store them upright in a glass with just a couple inches of water so i'd go with asparagus is there that is correct. >> asparagus. >> all right. >> again. [ cheers and applause ] >> they get that money split all up. ladies, here's the money. >> whoo! >> who needs money? who needs money? >> whoo! >> you all have won how much money? >> $1490, 150 bucks each. [ cheers and applause ] >> everything in these carts is going to charity. >> all: yeah. >> we're all out here on the wrong spot. great to have you. we'll make it up to you. pollen forecast.
starting to get into the season where grass is more of an issue and seeing that down south. the rain knocking things down in texas at least for now and out west pollen report getting on the high side. the storm rolling up the coast. saturday gets close to new york but d.c. i think is a sure bet. the rainy streak continues for you.partial clearing later today. temperaytures in the upper 60s. tonight, partly to mostly clear. lows in the low 50s. tomorrow, sunshine to start with increasing clouds in the >> good-looking crowd, robin, back inside to you. >> all right there, rob. here now with inspirational speaker philanthropist, mother of five and nfl legend emmitt smith's better half, welcome my dear friend pat smith out with a brand-new book called "second chances" and, you know, i thought my introduction was good but a special introduction for you. >>
>> emmitt smith here. i want to say congratulations to my beautiful wife on her release of her new book "second chances." there are folks in this book that have experienced heartache and hardship like you and i have. go out and pick it up. read it. share it with others. congratulations. >> it's amazing. >> y'all are about surprises too. >> as my grandma would say he's a good man. and this book is beautiful. it's so great to see you, pat. i'm glad you've put this down. i've been with you, with your treasure you the way you want to empower people. you start this book talking about your marriage and divorce to actor martin lawrence. >> yes. >> and at the age of 25, leaving on your own with a 9-month-old. >> yeah, jasmine was 9 months ole and i just knew in that moment it was no longer healthy for any of us, you know, i packed one suitcase, first time
didn't know i was leaving to actually divorce, i just thought this is the best thing for the moment. to me marriage was forever, right? >> came from a traditional family. >> wonderful family. until my mother passed away my parents were married for 30 year, grandparents, 60 years so when i left that night, it was terrible. i mean i was -- i felt ashamed. you know about it. i was hurt, i was scared. my family was 3,000 miles away so i really do connect with women who are stuck who are fearful and not sure of where they're going to go. >> you can understand that. >> absolutely. >> you share their stories in the book, as well. >> yes. >> you weren't looking for as you put it emmitt smith. >> oh, no. no, no, no. >> so how did that come about? >> actually you know what i was on vacation after my divorce and friends invited me to go, my sorority sisters to go on vacation to get away. i'm going to tell you, i believe
help. i was seeing a therapist. >> good. >> and i remember candace saying, listen, right now you have a void so don't rush into a relationship, right? just take it easy. plus, during this time there was no social media, so it was all tabloids so i had seen, you know, this little girl on tabloids and i'm like i don't want any more high-profile men. give me a sweetheart from idaho somewhere, some guy that nobody knows, that's just kind and sweet and then, of course, i meet, you know, emmitt shirt. >> you didn't give him your number. you took his number. you're like, that's something else you learned about not giving your number out. you took his. >> which was hilarious because, you know, my therapist i promised her no numbers. i'm not giving anybody my number but had such a great time with him. i said, okay, but i'll take yours so he gave me his like pager, you know where -- pager mobile, home, office. >> it's wonderful that you talk so honestly about the ups and downs of your marriage and about
you needed to do that but i want to get to -- we did ask people for their questions and one really good question that was asked and it says there is something holding me back from my past. what's the first step to letting go? >> you know what, you've got to forgive yourself. you have to forgive yourself and you have to forgive whatever that is that's hole you back. whether it's a person, a decision, something that happened to you. because you know what, there is so much power when you allow something to hold you in that place, but when you can let that go, it actually gives you the power to move forward because god has amazing things just waiting for us out there and we missed it because we're looking back and think we're doing them a favor when we're not. we're really hurting ourselves. for me it was like let me get rid of that and the first thing for me was to forgive myself first because i'm not perfect. to forgive whoever hurt me and then to keep moving and it doesn't just happen
every single day until you get to that place. >> oh, gosh, i can sit here and talk to you forever and makes me think my sister just recently sent me. she said just because you don't see god a hand don't question his plan. sometimes you can't see the hand in it but you know just don't question the plan. >> yes. >> thank you, thank you, thank you, "second chances." your treasure you, your foundation and all you are doing. >> you're a big inspiration behind it. i mean when you came to dallas and did that event it really inirspooed "second chances" and people, you know, wrote me all these amazing stories and my life does represent second chances and hope for people, that you don't have to get stuck or stay in the past. there's so much in store. >> it's a privilege to be a messenger and you are a dear messenger. >> i love you. i love you so much. >> "second chances" available now. you heard what emmitt said. go out and get it, share. coming up, "deals & steals." come on back. "gma's" pollen report brought to you by the makers of
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so this is called the paris bracelet. these are -- i put a little stack of them. they are adjustable, also a little stretchy and all handmade. it's with swarovski crystals all obviously made in paris adorable individually or stacked. water resistant too so if you wear them when exercising you won't have to worry. adorable. stretches on, adjustable. i love these. really fabulous find. normally depending on what you choose, 39 to $49 but all slashed in the half so starting at 19.50. >> fantastic. >> another with swarovski crystals from jimmy crystal, the birthtone ear buds. >> so cool. >> you get an adorable little box like this, 12 different options obviously for birthstones to choose from. an amazing deal gift box normally $30 slashed in half, 15 bucks and free shipping from jimmy crystal. >> it doesn't get better than that. >> ah but then we have these bags. huge assortment. becky worley, big thumbs
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now, i got all kinds of federal programs in mind on health, education, literacy, job, you name it. we're going to change this country top to bottom. >> that sounds extraordinary. >> there you go. >> and we are joined now by bryan cranston and anthony mackie. welcome to both of you. it is such a great movie. congratulations. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> bryan, you got to play lbj on broadway as well and he is such a rich character. you get the portrait of a man who sort of took everything he learned in a lifetime of politics for this moment. >> it seemed to be the right man for the right time for the right purpose. and yet he ascended to that office by the most tragic circumstances. and in order to accomplish what he was able to accomplish, the civil rights act of 1964 being the jewel in the crown. he had to go against the people who helped get him there, the dixiecrats of the south and change the dynam
forever. he had a lot at risk and he lost a lot. but he did the greater good. >> helped to change the country, anthony, i know you've been asked to play martin luther king jr. in the past but you didn't do it. what was it about this portrayal? >> for me this was the first time in a script i saw dr. king portrayed the way i knew him to be. you know, he was a very radical thinker and speaker and i never seen him portrayed as such a great politician. >> that's what i was going to key on here because i was truck by that, as well. he has the great scene after the democratic convention where he has to convince his people they have to sacrifice a little bit for the greater good, as well. >> right, and, you know, dr. king and lbj kind of had this innate ability to play both sides of the feel. they could go into, you know, one side of the aisle then go to the other side and meet in the middle somewhere because they were the great compromisers. and that's something we don't see today in our society, our politics at all. >> you don't see too much of that at all. great compromiser
not above telling a few lies to get done what he needed to get done. >> you know, with his first run at office when he was 27 years old he lost because of dubious circumstances in voting and so the next time he ran which was a year later he made sure that wasn't going to happen again. so there was some less than aboveboard behavior, but he justified that because he was going to do some great good. >> he did and it must have been so much fun to play those characters. thank you, guys for coming in today. "all the
"good morning america" is brought to you by cat's pride fresh and light ultimate care lightweight litter. look for the green jug. >> thanks for being with us, everyone, on this friday eve. >> friday eve. >> happy thursday. hd 8. . . >> this is a good morning washington update. >>well, our afternoon is looking better than our morning. here is jacqui jeras with
forecast. >> weather: clouds and few sprinkles out there right now. but partial clearing this afternoon. look for some breaks in the clouds. a bit of sunshine. as temperatures warm up a bit. into the upper 60s this afternoon. and tomorrow, my pick weather date of the week, with sunshine to start. increasing clouds late. temperatures will be in the 70s. and heavy rain likely through most of the day on saturday. and few showers sunday some monday. but look at the conditions. by the middle of next week. a beautiful warm up. >> reporter: well, on the commute this morning, jacqui, it looks like we are doing good. heavy volume delays but typical for this time of morning. traveling around the capital beltway through cabin john area, glen echo, volume delays on clara barton and cabin john park way. once you get to canal we had a crash that has cleared out of the roadway. so be prepared. we have some pretty extensive congestion through there. correction on earlier accident
is not northbound but southbound. it continues to block a right lane. southbound 28 at church road, west pool road. that overpass area is also congested with the dump truck accident. peak at the capitol beltway, looking heavy and slow here, at old dominion. outer loop heavy through tyson corner and mcclain for folks heading to 66. on prince george county side. live look at 495. just east of 650. we are looking utterloop congestion coming from i-95 in maryland. and it starts 212 beltsville. once you merge with outer loop heading around to mormon temple speeds sometimes as low as 15 miles an hour. melanie? >> anchor: thank you so much. you can get more news, and traffic upda